Cancer survivor Rose Ibarra to be honored by Fred Hutch and Mariners at Safeco Field
March 29, 2018
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
A two-time survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Rose Ibarra of West Seattle is the first of nine “Hutch Heroes” to be honored by the Mariners and Fred Hutch during Thursday home games this season.
An HIV workshop pays tribute to Timothy Ray Brown, whose cure 10 years ago fueled research — and hope
Feb. 13, 2017
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
At an HIV cure workshop, activists and researchers celebrated Timothy Ray Brown's 10th 'birthday.' A decade ago, Brown became the first and so far only person in the world to be cured of HIV after undergoing grueling bone marrow transplants to treat life-threatening leukemia. Over and over again on Sunday, he heard people say, "Timothy, you give me hope."
Stem cell donor and recipient form a lifelong bond
March 9, 2016
| By Megan Herndon/Fred Hutch News Service
When Sophia Kawada traveled to Seattle for a work conference last fall, she told her office she’d be staying with a friend. But it wasn’t an old friend from school or a friend of her family – she’d be staying with Todd Hirai, the man whose life she had saved with a stem cell donation.
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